2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

For the 2001 model year, Mazda made improvements to the MX-5 Miata's interior and exterior, as well as its engine. The popular roadster was available in Base, LS, and a limited number of Special Edition packages. All three were powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, which received a boost in horsepower to 142. A five-speed manual transmission was standard for the Base and LS models, while a six-speed manual was standard on the Special Edition Miata. A four-speed automatic was optional on the Base and LS models.
Exterior improvements included a redesigned front end, and updates to the brakes and chassis. In addition, new exterior colors were added, and wheels were increased in size from 14 inches to 15 inches. Inside, the Miata received new seats, console, seatbelts, and gauges.
Standard equipment for the Miata included air conditioning, power windows, dual airbags, and an audio system with a CD player. The LS and Special Edition models added power door locks, cruise control, and leather seats, among other features.
The Miata's handling, quickness, styling, and affordability were cited as positive points by drivers, while gas mileage and road noise were among the negatives.

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    I recently purchased a 2001 Miata special edition (BRG) 6 speed. It has 247xxx miles on the odometer. The problem i'm having when i'm driving my Miata with the A/C on , wether on surface roads or free...

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    Door Will Not Open From Insied Or Outside

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    23 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    My 2001 Mazda Miata Only Gets About 12 Mpg In The City.

    It's a manual 6-speed, and the engine light recently came on, went off again, but is now back. It's got 61,000 miles on it. Any insight on this?

    31 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

    Need Help With Crankshaft Position Sensor

    Crank position sensor is a 3 wire One hole pickup with black, blue and red wires pigtail I need to know resistance and voltage to test my sensor to see if it is bad. Can someone help me Please

    337 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)